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Ecologies of the Heart: Emotion, Belief, and the Environment

E. N. Anderson


There is much we can learn about conservation from native peoples, says Gene Anderson. While the advanced nations of the West have failed to control overfishing, deforestation, soil erosion, pollution, and a host of other environmental problems, many traditional peoples manage their natural resources quite successfully. And if some traditional peoples mismanage the environment—the irrational value some place on rhino horn, for instance, has left this species endangered—the fact remains that most have found ways to introduce sound ecological management into their daily lives. Why have they succ ... More

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 1996 Print ISBN-13: 9780195090109
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2020 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780195090109.001.0001


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E. N. Anderson, author